How to do Barcelona in 4 days.

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Barcelona is such a great city. With the perfect amount of beach and city, I can most definitely live here. Starting with the food. It’s surprisingly cheap to eat. And aside from the food being affordable, the entertainment is intriguing. Like the traditional flamenco show. You’ve seen nothing in Barcelona if you don’t attend a flamenco show.

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Our new outlook and goals with our blog.

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First we would like to thank all of our followers, although few, for all of the support and motivation because writing a blog has not been easy work. Upon reading and researching information, we have decided to update and change a few things like the content and the way we’re writing certain articles to stand out. As most know, we are not rich and live normal lives with full time jobs and plenty of responsibilities here at home. Continue reading

Our 1st Trip To Asia – Hong Kong & Thailand: The City of Hong Kong Trip Review

By Guillermo Rodriguez (Award Travel Points)

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This is a review of our 2 short but awesome and active days in Hong Kong.       Our day started early in the morning. The plane arrived to Hong Kong at 6:00am and it was too early to check into our hotel (JW Marriott Hong Kong), so we decided to leave our luggage in the hotel and started touring and walking around the city. We didn’t want to waste any time because our stay in Hong Kong was going to be very short, just 2 days and there’s just so much to see and do in Hong Kong.

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Big Discounts (Up to 75% Off) InterContinental Hotel Group!

IHG Rewards Flash Sale

Pay 50% to 75% Fewer Points for Hotel Rooms!  You can get 50% to 75% off award bookings at select IHG Rewards hotels Today only!

IHG Rewards hotels include Candlewood SuitesCrowne Plaza,  Holiday InnHoliday Inn Express,Hotel IndigoIntercontinental Hotels & Resorts, and Staybridge Suites brand hotels.

Here’s a list of all the hotels which will have reduced awards.  The discount is only valid for stays between October 23, 2013 and November 22, 2013.

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10 ideas and fun things to do in Rome!

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Rome is one of the most historic cities in the world and there’s many reward credit cards that can get you there for free with just points and miles. I can help anyone interested in going to Rome with advice on which credit cards currently have the best bonus points offers to get you there. But once you finally get to Rome many people ask what are some of the best things to do and how many days should they stay there.
Your stay in Rome is all about your state of mind. Making every hour count means letting the timeless grandeur and beauty of the place seep into your blood. So, keep your eyes open for the little things that aren’t on any list, the nooks and nuances of this ancient city. Continue reading

Breaking News: Cheap Flights To Honolulu, Hawaii on Delta For $422

By Award Travel Points on October 14, 2013

Looks like Delta is holding an aggressive fare sale from several of United’s hubs to Honolulu this fall and winter with roundtrip prices from several cities including Newark, Denver, Houston and Phoenix pricing out as low as $422. It looks like these fares area available for travel originating almost every day in October and November from Newark. As well as through December 13, 2013.

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Earn 60,000 Points with the Visa Signature Flagship Rewards Credit Card

One credit card I have wanted to take a look at lately is the Visa Signature Flagship Rewards from Navy Federal Credit Union. Right now, the card is offering a lucrative sign-up bonus of 60,000 points when you spend $3,000 within the first 90 days of opening your account.

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The Best Ways to Go to Hawaii for Free Using Frequent Flyer Miles!

For many people just starting out at this frequent flyer and miles thing, earning enough miles for an award ticket can be daunting. As can wading through the myriad options for how to get from one place to another, not to mention which airline flies the most comfortable seats between two cities.

I thought I’d back up a bit and help those newbies out there looking for some basic advice. And I think everyone new to frequent flyer miles has the same first question: How do I get enough miles to get a free trip to ____? After all, why else get frequent flyer miles unless you want to use them to go somewhere, right?

So let’s start with trips to Hawaii, historically one of the most popular places to visit using miles. (How popular is it? According to this LA Times article, Pan Am re-started service to Hawaii from NYC and LA in 1987 just so it could give away seats to Hawaii to frequent flyers looking to cash in their Worldpass miles. And you wonder why they went out of business.) Continue reading